Blog

Tips for Happy Holiday Road Trips

While it’s true that airlines are busiest during the holidays, more people are driving to Grandma's than before. All of us at Murray Ford of Starke Inc. want to make sure that your holiday road trip is a safe and happy one. We have put together these tips to make that happen.

read more
Categories: , ,

A Checklist for Road Trips with your Dog or Cat

When considering traveling with a pet, it's important to make sure you have everything locked down for your pooch before you hit the road. Pets can often get a bit frantic in the car and have their personal effects taken care of means you are likely on your way to a smoother road trip. At Murray Ford of Starke Inc., we are all about our pets. Our team members love our furry companions, and we've put together a quick list of things to think about before you head out the door with your dog or cat.

First, their…

read more
Categories: ,

An SUV for Every Lifestyle in Starke, FL

If you're looking for a dependable vehicle that won't be hampered by a low profile or long body, you might want to consider buying a multi-terrain sports utility vehicle. SUVs had come a long way from when they were just seen as army cars. Today, SUVs are practical, affordable, comfortable and versatile. And for the right amount of money they can also be big, luxurious and loaded with extras. They've truly become another highly competitive option at Murray Ford of Starke Inc.!

SUVs offer four-wheel drive, extended head and leg room, hitching abilities, more road clearance and…

read more
Categories: ,

Take heed of your check engine light

If you are driving and your check engine light comes on, your vehicle is trying to tell you that something is wrong. You need to pay attention to it because it can lead to further damage with the vehicle in you don’t.


;

There can be problems with the exhaust fumes or spark plugs when the check engine light comes on. This is

read more
Categories: ,

To lease or to buy? That is the question

One of the pros to leasing your next vehicle is that you can drive a more expensive car without the higher monthly payments. You will also pay less sales tax. The cons are that you will not end up owning the car once your lease is up and if you want to keep it, you will end up paying more in the long run than if you would have if you just bought it to begin with.

When you are buying your vehicle, you will end up owning it at the end of your payments, but those monthly payments w…

read more
Categories:

Segment-First Pedestrian Detection Technology Available for the 2018 Ford F-150

In 2016, the Ford F-150 was the only large pickup truck to earn an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK. It was one of the only models to earn the highest rating on the small-overlap front crash test, and it featured a collision warning system.

Though the F-150's front-crash prevention was only rated as "basic" by the IIHS—meaning it can alert drivers to probable collisions, but not brake automatically—for a truck, it was still ahead of its time. Competitors including the 2017 Toyota Tundra, Ram 1500, and Nissan Titan have no collision-prevention technology at all.

Ford plans to continue…

read more
Categories: ,

Be a Hero by Wearing a Seatbelt When You're Riding Behind the Driver

Do you ever ride in the back seat of a car without your seatbelt on? It's not against the law, and sometimes it's hard to find the belt in the back seat. You're pretty sure it's safer back there than the front, anyway.

Those are a few of the most common reasons the IIHS heard in a recent survey about why fewer people buckle up when they're in the back seat.

It turns out, just because you're not legally required to in Florida, every time you fasten your belt when you're sitting behind…

read more
Categories: ,

Plan your summer getaway with the Ford Escape

Don't let the summer months get away from you too quickly, savor them with an exciting getaway you won't soon forget with the 2017 Ford Escape.

 

No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

A post shared by Ford Motor Company (@ford) on

The Ford Escape is a functional crossover that offers up a smooth, enjoyable ride even on tougher roads. The Escape's available intelligent f

read more
Categories:

Be safe and schedule a service appointment before your next summer trip

The summer months are often associated with a carefree, simple and positive attitude. We love getting out to our favorite relaxation spots here at Murray Ford of Starke, and we know our customers do too. Avoid potentially running into any stressful car trouble during your travels by scheduling a service appointment at our service center today.

 

A post shared by Ford Motor Company (@ford) on

read more
Categories: ,
Info
AdChoices
;